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Red beans and rice with turkey meatballs


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Ingredients

4 portion(s)

Turkey meatballs

  • 500 g turkey mince
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Red beans and rice

  • 200 g brown rice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, cut into quarters
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 carrot, cut into pieces (4 cm)
  • 1 celery stalk, cut into pieces (4 cm)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme, leaves only
  • 1 fresh bay leaves
  • 500 g water
  • 1 tsp Chicken stock paste (see Tips)
  • 400 g chopped canned tomatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3/4 red capsicum, deseeded and cut into pieces (1 cm)
  • 400 g red kideny beans, rinsed and drained (approx. 250 g after draining)
  • 2 spring onions/shallots, cut into slices, for garnishing
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Recipe's preparation

    Turkey meatballs
  1. Place all meatball ingredients into mixing bowl and combine 5-10 sec/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 5.
  2. Using wet hands, roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball and place into Varoma dish. Repeat with remaining mixture (makes approx. 16 meatballs) and set Varoma aside. Clean and dry mixing bowl.
  3. Red beans and rice
  4. Insert simmering basket into mixing bowl and weigh rice into it. Remove simmering basket with aid of spatula and rinse rice until water runs clear, then set aside to drain.
  5. Place oil, onion, garlic, carrot and celery into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 7.
  6. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula and sauté 1 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  7. Add reserved rice and remaining ingredients, except capsicum, kidney beans and spring onions/shallots. Stir to combine with aid of spatula and cook 20 min/100°C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 2.
  8. Place Varoma into position, secure Varoma lid and steam 15-18 min/Varoma/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 2 or until turkey meatballs are cooked through. Remove Varoma and transfer meatballs into a thermal serving bowl or other large bowl and cover to keep warm.
  9. Add capsicum and kidney beans and heat 3 min/100°C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1, mixing with aid of spatula.
  10. Transfer into thermal serving bowl with meatballs and garnish with spring onions/shallots before serving.
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Tip

Please refer to The Basic Cookbook or Everyday Cookbook for the Chicken stock paste recipe.

You can replace the turkey in this recipe with chicken or pork mince.


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  • Loved this recipe! It tastes beautiful. Thanks.

    Submitted by AntheaS on 4. July 2017 - 10:58.

    Loved this recipe! It tastes beautiful. Thanks.

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  • This recipe does take time so don't make it when...

    Submitted by van der Ploeg on 2. July 2017 - 12:46.

    This recipe does take time so don't make it when in a rush. The flavours are beautiful. Really nice topped with a spoonful of sour cream. :love:

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